davidl on December 31st, 2011

If being voluntarily associated  with a racist  is bad for one politician, it should not be good for another,  yet,, Roger Simon, PJ Media: That inability to select even marginally acceptable (non-racist) employees and colleagues should, on the face of it, disqualify Paul as a candidate for president of the United States. Can you imagine […]

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Port Gibson, NY– I’m at the yard, about ready to take a rest break as this is written. By the time it goes up, I’ll be in The Bronx making a delivery.  Had some problems with the truck, in addition to the one I already had at Indianapolis on Monday. Thankfully, nothing earth-shaking. It’s running […]

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Eric Florack on December 14th, 2011

James at OTB suggests he knows why the GOP establishment doesn’t like Gingrich. He offers up the usual litany, but noplace does he offer the real reason: As to the issues, Gingrich makes Mitt Romney look like a pillar of consistency.   Really, James? Romney favored “Assault” Weapons Ban Romney Favors Waiting Periods to Buy […]

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Eric Florack on November 19th, 2011

I note with some degree of interest with a resurgency  of Newt Gingrich in the early polling for Iowa.  There seems a good deal of objection to his showing up, particularly among the press who like Rick Perry and Herman Cain before him (and Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin before him… ) is now the […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2011

The Playboy Bunny better known as Gloria Steinem defending B.J. Clinton: “The truth is that even if the allegations are true, the President is not guilty of sexual harassment. He is accused of having made a gross, dumb and reckless pass at [Kathleen Willey] during a low point in her life. She pushed him away, […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2011

Indian Castle, NY– I’m along the New York State Thruway, headed home for the weekend, by way of a short stop at Geneva, NY. We had some ice and snow around here last night, which slowed my progress something terrible, so I didn’t make it home as planned. But, since I wasn’t scheduled for anything […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2011

Westbury, Long Island, NY– A frequent stop for me… dropping off some drinks to the thirsty club shoppers. Nearly 80 here… you’d not know it was fall. Today, I’m going to do a one subject Ramble.   Some observations on the GOP races and faces: Romney:Certainly the favorite of the GOP establishment. That alone, given […]

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Eric Florack on September 14th, 2011

Auburn,MA– Came in around 0130. I’m dropping a load of foam plates as this is written and will go from here to Newburgh,NY, and then who knows where. It’s been a fairly easy week so far, and as a result of some dumb luck, I’ve managed to rack up most of my base miles for […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2011

Liberty, PA– I’m along Interstate 80, as I write this.  I started down from Rochester, last night, bound fpr Monroe Township, NJ.  I never made it.  As I got to the PA border, I started getting word that just about everything south and east was closed. I came down US15, which was the only road […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2011

Middle Village, NY– Middle Village, NYC, NY I’m in  New York City dropping a load of drinks. I came in early this morning,  from outside Scranton, PA, and will leave noonish for who knows where. My truck is  fixed now, so I returned the one I picked up last week. Truck 259, what I was […]

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davidl on August 16th, 2011

Eric rambled on Rick Perry, link: Let the mudslinging begin! I’ve said nothing about Rick Perry yet, in terms of his record, because frankly I’ve not had much chance to investigate his record. But based on recent speeches and the reax, as well as what I do know of the man’s record, he does seem […]

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davidl on August 4th, 2011

Obama has lost that loving feeling, from Dr. Milton R. Wolf, Washington Times: Is President Obama really a different man today than he was before he entered the Oval Office? The same Illinois legislator who voted “present” 129 times is now the debt-crisis-AWOL president who refused to present a specific plan of his own. The […]

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davidl on July 22nd, 2011

Obama is choking business, from an interview with Bernie Marcus, co-founder of Home Depot, from Investor’s Business Daily: IBD: If you could sit down with Obama and talk to him about job creation, what would you say? Marcus: I’m not sure Obama would understand anything that I’d say, because he’s never really worked a day […]

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davidl on July 20th, 2011

Eugene Robinson gets it wrong, from Washington Post: It is time to stop giving Herman Cain’s unapologetic bigotry a free pass. The man and his poison need to be seen clearly and taken seriously. […] But Cain’s prejudice isn’t against Mormons or Jews, it’s against Muslims. Open religious prejudice is usually enough to disqualify a […]

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davidl on July 15th, 2011

Making Dumbo and the ‘rats pay the price for throwing Granny under the bus, from Mark Tapscott,Washington Examiner: So when Obama threatens not to pay Social Security checks on time, the proper response of congressional Republicans should be to pass emergency legislation directing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay interest on the national debt, […]

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